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Are you looking for an opportunity to serve the Lord and reach at-risk kids right here in America? The need is great, and you can be part of a home mission making a difference in the lives of children who need Jesus - right here in our own communities! Help meet their needs by ensuring our Michigan campus is a safe, fun environment for them!

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan

Position Type: Full-Time, Year-Round

Position Description:


As part of a dynamic and growing Christian ministry, the Michigan Facilities & Grounds Manager is responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of all buildings and facilities located at the Youth Haven campus in Rives Junction, Michigan. This position includes general management and oversight of our facility and grounds volunteers and staff, and will serve under the leadership of the Michigan Regional Director.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Be a contagious and consistent Christian role model inside and outside the ministry of Youth Haven

  • Responsible for hands on work with plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other areas of building, facility and grounds maintenance at the Michigan campus

  • In coordination with the Regional Director, oversee staff and volunteers working on facility and grounds projects at the Michigan campus

  • Ensure the Michigan campus is maintained according to all state and local regulations and standards, and remains in a state of readiness for inspections

  • Ensure all Youth Haven owned vehicles (cars & trucks, mowing equipment, tractors and implements) are maintained

  • Assist with special event setup at the Youth Haven Michigan Campus

  • Assist with tours, special guest visits, and other things occurring at Youth Haven's Michigan campus as requested

  • Assist with budget and expense management for the Michigan campus facilities and grounds.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Mission minded, servant attitude required. While this position will have normal working hours, being on call for emergency needs is necessary, especially when children are on site

  • Proven experience in general maintenance skills, including plumbing, electrical, drywall work, general carpentry, and pool maintenance

  • Detail oriented with a desire for excellence

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven management experience, especially with volunteers

  • Ability to work in a team environment with leadership at our Corporate Office in Michigan, the Michigan Regional Director, and Michigan staff and volunteers.

  • Organized and self-motivated

  • Relocation to on-site housing (provided by Youth Haven) required

Qualifications and Requirements for All Youth Haven Staff Members:

  • Must love Jesus and have an active, growing relationship with Him!

  • Have a passion and vision to reach children for Christ, specifically disadvantaged children ages 7-12

  • Have a sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and core values, understanding Youth Haven’s purpose as a home missions organization

  • Be evangelistic and missions focused, desiring to be part of a “seed-sowing” ministry focused on teaching the Gospel message to children who may never hear of Jesus Christ elsewhere

Youth Haven is a great place to work, with each member of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. We offer competitive salaries and other benefits to our staff based upon experience and positional responsibilities. If you desire to serve the Lord at Youth Haven and possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.

Click here to submit your employment application!

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